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Poster: grendelschoice Date: Oct 10, 2011 4:03pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Wow--No TDIH today?

Huh.

Well, I'll get this in under the wire.

IMO, best show of 1982. Killer T-JED (one of the greats), amazing encore of Satisfaction and (especially) BABY BLUE (best ever?)...all around wonderful show indicative of the times in '82 that the band was just spot-on.

http://www.archive.org/details/gd82-10-10.sbd.sacks.338.sbefail.shnf

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Poster: patkelleyPA Date: Oct 11, 2011 3:02am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Wow--No TDIH today?

One of my all time favorite shows. The tape I had was pristine (same source I suspect), and was one of the ones that got me hooked.

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Poster: vapors Date: Oct 10, 2011 4:38pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Wow--No TDIH today?

It was such a joy to listen to this tonight (esp. Playin-Crazy Fingers- jam-) thanks grendel for motivating me to do so. Kind of a wild experience after these past weeks soaking up E72 !
Fun spot for Touch, and this recording is quite impressive too:
http://www.archive.org/details/gd1982-10-10.sbd.fixed.miller.110784.flac16

(ps. Hey you’re in VT, have you ever checked out Jatoba? )

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Poster: micah6vs8 Date: Oct 10, 2011 10:13pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Wow--No TDIH today?

The first set is out of this world good (-FFM). Phil's walking bass line pumping Minglewood up, which is a scorcher version. An impassioned Sugaree w/ strong Garcia vocals and guitar. It's just so good through tunes I steer clear of, but don't here Rooster & TJed. I am not a fan of Cassidy, but this one is just beautiful. Loser is Aces. This is how crazy good this first set is. LLR works, and gets better and better as the song moves on. Killer Phil and Bobby. The China-> Rider is one of the reasons why I follow this band.

Great pick & eye on the TDIH grendel.

edit- Check out the last three songs as well. The Sugar Mags just won't stop and you don't want it to. Bobby is on fire. And then the best double encore? Certainly of the last half.


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Poster: patkelleyPA Date: Oct 11, 2011 2:59am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Wow--No TDIH today?

Not a fan of Cassidy? How is that possible?

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Poster: grendelschoice Date: Oct 11, 2011 3:11am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Wow--No TDIH today?

Hey Pat...

I agree--how could one not be a fan of what is possibly Weir's best song?

anyway, I was gonna save this suggestion for TDIH tomorrow, but here's a "sneak preview"...my favorite all-time CASSIDY--just a sick jam section, perfectly played rendition...this one really builds to a frenzy and has that "just exactly perfect" touchdown as well:

http://www.archive.org/details/gd83-10-12.sbd.harrell.8112.sbeok.shnf

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Poster: patkelleyPA Date: Oct 11, 2011 5:40am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Wow--No TDIH today?

wow. beautiful. thank you grendel!

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Poster: micah6vs8 Date: Oct 11, 2011 4:43am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Wow--No TDIH today?

PK, I've just burned out on the song, which is fairly recent b/c I used to love it. The lyrics are a home run, but the arrangement just doesn't do it for me anymore. That middle jam bores me to tears.


grendel, PITB & TOO are titanic Bobby songs. I would argue a few miles higher then Cassidy. I get off more to Mexicali Blues, both penned and arranged by Bobby. (I'm a polka nut.) Gonna check out that Cassidy later. Maybe it will be like a two-by-four up the head.

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Poster: patkelleyPA Date: Oct 11, 2011 5:37am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Wow--No TDIH today?

cool man. i wasn't trying to be too critical. i just think that cassidy is one of those quintessential GD songs. but who am i to talk? i would skip over almost any dark star for almost any jack straw!

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Poster: micah6vs8 Date: Oct 11, 2011 6:03am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Wow--No TDIH today?

So many flavors. Ya gotta love it.

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Poster: vapors Date: Oct 10, 2011 7:02pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Wow--No TDIH today?

Well, this evening I had the time and inclination to listen, and don’t know if I had heard this show before. I’ve now gone back to the first set and agree with most of what you say, but I do believe the scorching Far From Me blows that silly little Red Rooster right off the page!

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Poster: micah6vs8 Date: Oct 10, 2011 8:10pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Wow--No TDIH today?

Satisfaction

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Poster: vapors Date: Oct 10, 2011 8:44pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Wow--No TDIH today?

if you are referring to the song, imo it is one of the more embarrassing of the DEAD covers.

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Poster: micah6vs8 Date: Oct 10, 2011 9:44pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Wow--No TDIH today?

I would completely agree, except for this one. Maybe this show just turns my key. ;-)

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Poster: high flow Date: Oct 10, 2011 10:13pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Wow--No TDIH today?

IMO, Satisfaction is saved by Brent's keen work. Bob's approach to the lyrics is unimaginative and laborious.

Howwevah, Baby Blue is very special. Jerry's solo is quite delicate especially considering this was an outdoor venue. He also has a very clear voice on this night....must be that cool, Fall, Bay Area air.

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Poster: micah6vs8 Date: Oct 11, 2011 4:33am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Wow--No TDIH today?

I'm going to have to listen closely to Brent next time. I agree w/ v that Satisfaction is on par w/ Baba O'Riley. It's the dynamics on this one that just work for me. Something riotous and totally free.

Baby Blue is darn near perfect.

What a show. What a week-end.

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Poster: grendelschoice Date: Oct 11, 2011 2:42am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Wow--No TDIH today?

For Vapors:

Not familiar w/Jatoba...which venues in VT do they frequently play?

Glad you liked the Frost show!

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Poster: vapors Date: Oct 11, 2011 5:02pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Jatoba (Vermont groove-grass)

Hey grendel – Jatoba is based in Brattleboro. Upcoming shows @ the Hub in Johnson VT on 10/28, and Barnaby’s Halloween show in Rockingham on 10/29. You can get a sample taste on their website (jatobamusic.net), also some songs to stream on reverbnation. There are some shows here on the archive with varying audio quality. They released their first professional studio cd this past spring – Death, Fire and Picnic Tables. I really dig their sound and style.

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Poster: Lou Davenport Date: Oct 10, 2011 7:37pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Wow--No TDIH today?

One obvious choice would be 1976 at Oakland Coliseum--the second of two shows in which the boys showed The Who how it's done. Great second-set Playin' jam, and at the end of the first set my all-time personal favorite Dancin' in the Streets, sandwiching Wharf Rat.

Here only in aud because it was released on Dick's Picks 33:

http://www.archive.org/details/gd76-10-10.hollwein.vernon.11670.sbeok.shnf

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Poster: wisconsindead Date: Oct 10, 2011 8:22pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Wow--No TDIH today?

thanks for this suggestion. Its been a lot of fun listening to it, I rarely listen to any suggestions unless they are specific songs, analyzing a show is a bit much.

At any rate this is some quality dead. I havent found myself reaching for anything else but seeing what more this show has in store.

I'm just waiting to see who does the TDIH on wednesday...

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